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5 Matching questions

  1. warm front
  2. isobar
  3. Convection Current
  4. Front
  5. Jet Stream
  1. a a line on a weather map that joins points having the same barometric pressure
  2. b the movement of a fluid, caused by differences in temperature, that transfers heat from one part of the fluid to another
  3. c narrow belt of strong winds that blows near the top of the troposphere across the US
  4. d a boundary between two air masses of different density, moisture, or temperature
  5. e moving weather front along which a warm air mass slides over a cold air mass, producing stratiform clouds and precipitation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an instrument that measures wind speed
  2. The way Earth's rotation makes winds in the Northern Hemisphere curve to the right and winds in the Southern Hemisphere curve to the left.
  3. an instrument that measure air pressure, An instrument that measures changes in air pressure without using a liquid. Changes in the shape of an airtight metal box cause a needle on the barometer dial to move.
  4. forms when cold air moves under warm air which is less dense and pushes air up
  5. an area in which the barometric pressure is lower than that of the surrounding air

5 True/False questions

  1. Frictiona boundary between two air masses of different density, moisture, or temperature

          

  2. highan area in which the barometric pressure is lower than that of the surrounding air

          

  3. Air Massthe weight of the air above an object

          

  4. Mercury Barometeran instrument that measure air pressure, An instrument that measures changes in air pressure without using a liquid. Changes in the shape of an airtight metal box cause a needle on the barometer dial to move.

          

  5. LowArea of low pressure where wind will move towards, associated with cloudy and rainy weather and air that is rising